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Egyptian Relief Fragment
Relief with Hieroglyphics
Sarcophagus of Djet-Mut, Thebes, 21st Dynasty
Scarab of Amenofis III, Thebes, 1379-80 B.C.
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Figurines Found in Tombs
Mummy and Sarcophagi
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Golden Funerary Mask, Roman Era
Statues from Hadrian's Villa
Portrait of a Young Man, 4th C. A.D.
Roman Representation of River Nile, 1st-2nd C. A.D.
Nella and God Anubis, 1st-2nd C. A.D.
Bas-Relief from a Tomb, c. 2400 B.C.
Other ancient civilizations are represented as well, including the Mesopotamia area,
Bronze Age Tomb Pottery, Syria-Palestine
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Winged Genius and the Tree of Life, 883-859 B.C.
of the noteworthy Roman sculptures on display is the Laoco÷n
Group, representing the Trojan priest Laoco÷n and his sons being dragged
away by a serpent sent by Poseidon for trying to warn the Trojans about the
Greek ruse of the Trojan Horse. The
statue was unearthed in
Representation of Tigris River
Perseus, Antonio Canova (c. 1800)
Damoxenus, Antonio Canova (c. 1800)
Main Hall, Chiaramonti Museum
Nella in Chiaramonti Museum
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Shelves of Busts
Connie with Statue
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Statue of Augustus
Shelf of Small Statues
Chiaramonti Museum and Braccio Nuovo
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Hercules, The Round Room
The Round Room
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Floor Mosaic from Tusculum
The Greek Cross Room
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From the antiquities we took a long walk through
some galleries to see Papal apartments which were specially decorated by the painter
Raphael and his assistants. These
apartments are considered part of the Vatican Museums and are called the
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